Each edition of the Marathon attracts elite professional runners from all over the world and India; along with citizens from Gujarat. Vadodara Marathon has grown from strength to strength, becoming the largest international sporting event in Gujarat, and among the top 10 Marathons in India.
Vadodara Marathon is an AIMS accredited Marathon, and is also accredited to AFI, SAI, SAG, and BDAAA. Vadodara Marathon isalso a World Marathon Majors Qualifying Race of the Abbott Wanda World Marathon Majors.
Vadodara Marathon’s motto of “Sports, Seva, Swachchata”is at the core of all the activities, supporting various social and civic causes. Vadodara Marathon, or VM, offers a platform to local NGOs and Divyang Associations to increase their visibility, raise awareness and funds for their causes. VM Connect is another focussed initiative to connect NGOs with corporate organizations and individual donors, to get the requisite support, resources and funding.
SPORTS SEVA SWACHHATA
VM is committed to enhancing and promoting health and wellness of the individual and nation of large through the joy of the sport of running. Vadodara Marathon aims to be a facilitator to promote civic causes by encouraging individuals, corporates and social organizations to collaborate with shared time and resources.